The Bay City Clerk is the ex-officio clerk of the City Commission who maintains a complete record of the proceedings of the commission. Our office also handles business licensing and records management, including cemetery records, voter registration and elections. We also handle local approval for the Michigan Liquor Control Commission.
  • The City Clerk's Office is a U.S. passport acceptance agency.
  • The City Clerk's Office also handles licensing for special events in the city.
City Gift Certificates
City of Bay City gift certificates are available for purchase in the City Clerk's Office. A gift certificate to use toward utility or tax payments is a perfect gift for anyone. They never expire, and they are sold in any denomination. Redeemable in the City Treasurer's Office. Call 989-894-8168 for more information.
  1. License Applications and Clerk Forms

    View clerk forms and licensing applications.

  2. Elections

    Learn about upcoming elections, polling locations, absentee ballots and more.

  3. Michigan Voter Information

    As you may know, the Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) is now mobile.

  4. Passport Information

    The Bay City Clerk's Office is a passport processing agent and is authorized to accept passport applications.

  5. Schedules

    Find out when upcoming elections are.